Montreal, QuebecLOCATION
Estd 1967Established Year

The College Ahuntsic is a francophone college located in Montreal, Quebec Canada. The college offers both pre-university and technical programs. It is one of the largest CEGEPs in Quebec.

Why should you choose College Ahuntsic?

Rankings and Standings

  • Webometrics Canada Ranking: 166
  • Webometrics Global Ranking: 10202

Key Features

  • The programs are offered in French & English languages.
  • Member of Alliance Sport-Études.
  • Committee for Action and Consultation on the Environment (CACE) to implement policy on the protection of the environment.
  • Since 2008, Ahuntsic was certified "Cégep Vert du Québec Excellence" by ENVironnement JEUnesse.


Type of CollegePublic
Full-Time Students6,500
Academic Programs11
Technical Programs26
Springboard-DEC programs2
The language of CoursesFrench and English
International Students Intake75 international students from 28 countries in Americas, Africa, Europe, and Oceania


The college management offers residences on self-financial basis. Money gained from rent is paid for the construction, maintenance and administration costs of the residence. The College does not get the benefits.

The Ahuntsic College provides students an affordable and comfortable accommodation. It provides an accommodation for 429 students at 268 homes, distributed as follows:

  • 110 studio apartments housing one person;
  • 2 studio apartments for disabled people;
  • 151 two-bedroom units;
  • 5 three-bedroom units.

Available Room Facilities

The list of facilities available inside the residence:


  • Kitchenette
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Complete furniture


  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Hot water
  • High-speed internet
  • Local telephone network
  • Cable
  • PO Box

Apart from that, Study, living, training, games and home theater rooms.

Registration Process

Only those students are eligible for residence who is full-time students at the college. Those students who enrolled in other institutions may also rent accommodation. Students need to fulfill following conditions to register for residence:

  • Sign a rental lease (under 18 must have parents countersigned)
  • Sign the rules of residence
  • Pay rent for the first month at the lease signing
  • Commit for the period of 10 to 12 months

Programs Offered

Fields of Study

  • Science and health
  • Management, Finance and TI
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Society, Justice and Human Relations
  • Communication, Creation and Culture

Academic Programs

Health and Life SciencePure and Applied Science
Master KeyBusiness Management
Psychological and Social InterventionSocieties and Environment
Education and CulturesInternational Students
CinemaLiterary Studies
Languages, World and Cultures-

Springboard DEC

  • Dec Springboard – Orientation
  • Dec Springboard – Upgrading

Besides the above academic programs, there are 26 technique programs offered to the students.

Technique Programs

Medical Electrophysiology TechniquesX-Ray Diagnostic TechnologyRadiation Oncology TechnologyNuclear Medicine Technology
Prehospital Emergency CareBiotechnologyAnalytical ChemistryCivil Engineering Technology
Building Mechanics TechnologyGeomatics TechnologyIndustrial Engineering TechnologyElectronics Technology - Telecommunications
Electronics Technology - Computers And NetworksIndustrial Electronics TechnologyPolice TechniquesIntervention Techniques In Delinquency
Legal TechniquesAccounting And Management TechniquesBusiness ManagementMedical Records
Management InformaticsComputer Network ManagementGraphicsPrinting Techniques
Project Management In Graphic CommunicationsInfographic In Premedia--

College also offers general education courses such as French, Philosophy, Physical Education, English and Complementary Courses.

Choose your Schedule  

  • Full-Time Programs
  • Part-Time Programs

All you need to know about Application Process

Language Requirements

For cégeps with English as the language of instructions

  • Students are required to pass the TOEFL (IBT or PBT) test. TOEFL (ITP) test is not accepted.
  • The academic version of IELTS is also accepted.

For cégeps with French as the language of instructions

  • Bright
  • DELF tout public niveau 2
  • DALF
  • The test to be passed if TFI.
  • TCF general is also accepted.

Documents Required

  1. Copy of Birth Certificate
  2. Transcripts from the last three years of secondary studies
  3. Certificated or diplomas from post-secondary (if applicable)
  4. Result from proficiency test in the language of instructions (if required by the college)
  5. Payment Documents.

The documents that are neither in English or French must be accompanied by the certified translation in either of these languages. No need to send original documents.

SRAM will not return any documents.

When to Apply?

For the international students, important dates are:

  • Winter Semester: August 31
  • Fall Semester: March 31

How to Apply?

For Domestic Students

The natives can simply apply through the online admission portal of the college. Fill the online application form and submit through the portal.

For International Students

Steps to Apply:

  • Visit the official website of SRAM i.e.
  • Click on “Complete my application for admission”.
  • Select the particular college name and program.
  • Then click on “Transmit my application for admission”.
  • At the end of the page, a list of documents will appear on the page “Application for admission transmitted to SRAM” as well as on “Print my Transmission Receipt”.
  • Send the documents along with the transmission receipt before the specified deadline.
  • The Application will only be considered once all the documents and the payment has been received by SRAM before the specified date.

Application Fees

  • Students need to pay the application fees of amount CAD 85 or CAD 80.
  • The application form is not accepted until the application fee is paid. An application fee once paid is non-refundable.

Obtain your Study Permit

Students can travel to Canada only after receiving the student visa. Before applying for the visa, students must understand the application process of the study permit.

  • Students can apply for the study permit at Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada or visit the nearest VISA application center.
  • Must apply for Quebec Acceptance Certificate for studies.
  • Submit the required documents like university acceptance letter, finance proof, and Identity Card.

Cost and Expenditure

Tuition Fees

International Students

The following table shows the first 12 months as a cegep student in Quebec

For a Foreign StudentIn Canadian Dollars
SRAM application feesCAD 85
Québec Certificate of Acceptance (CAQ)CAD 110
Canadian resident permitCAD 150
Health and hospital insuranceCAD 852
Tuition FeesBetween CAD 12,200 and CAD 19,000
Ancillary feesCAD 300
Books and school suppliesCAD 450
HousingCAD 5,000
TransportationCAD 325
MiscellaneousCAD 700
Social and sporting activitiesCAD 1,500


The Ahuntsic College provide students affordable and comfortable residence accommodation. Following is the explanation of room styles, and available room facilities:

Room/ Unit style including Rent:

Rent prices for the 2017-18 school years (10 months rental):

  • Studio +: CAD 610 per month
  • Studio: CAD 545 per month
  • Two bedroom unit: CAD 430 per month (per person)
  • Three bedroom unit: CAD 410 per month (per person)

Rent prices for the 2018-19 school years (10 months rental):

  • Studio +: CAD 620 per month
  • Studio: CAD 550 per month
  • Two bedroom unit: CAD 435 per month (per person)
  • Three bedroom unit: CAD 415 per month (per person)

Modes of Payment

Payments are accepted through following modes:

  • Credit card (visa or master card)
  • Bank draft or money order
  • Bank Transfer (only international students can pay via. bank transfer)

Bank Draft or money order sent at:


5701 Christophe-Colomb

Montréal (Québec) H2S 2E9


Information required at the time of Bank Transfer:

  • Financial institution: 0006 (National Bank of Canada)
  • Transit number: 11011
  • Account number: 01-004-22

If students are paying through bank transfer, they need to send an email at which includes the following information:

  • First Name
  • Last name at birth
  • Application file number
  • Date the bank transfer was completed
  • Name of financial institution

Financial Aid

The College Ahuntsic provides a wider range of scholarships which is as of following categories:

  • School Scholarship: Recognize the student’s excellence, improvements, commitment and academic success of the student.
ScholarshipsValueNumber of Scholarships Disbursed
School Excellence Scholarship “CIMA+”CAD 1,0001
School Perseverence Scholarship “AXOR Experts Conseil Inc.”CAD 1,0001
“Beaudoin Hurens”School Excellence ScholarshipCAD 1,0001
Montreal Police Brotherhood School Excellence ScholarshipCAD 1,0001
Foundation Excellence Scholarship – The Hebdos of QuebecCAD 1,0002
  • Extracurricular Scholarships: Students commitment to sports, cultural, community, social and international activities will avail this scholarship.
ScholarshipsValueNumber of Scholarships Disbursed
Student Athlete ScholarshipCAD 3004
School Excellence and Cultural Engagement ScholarshipCAD 3001
Scholarship and International Engagement ScholarshipCAD 3001
School Excellence and Social Engagement ScholarshipsCAD 3003
School and Sport Excellence ScholarshipsCAD 3002
Scholarship for Academic Excellence and Scientific CommitmentCAD 3002
  • Financial Support Grant: Students experiencing financial difficulties will avail this scholarship.
ScholarshipsValueNumber of Scholarships Disbursed
Financial support grantsCAD 50020
  • College Entrance Scholarship: This scholarship is for the high school student who will study at the College Ahuntsic in the following years. There are two types of college entrance scholarship available such as Academic excellence and extracurricular commitment and leadership.
ScholarshipsValueNumber of Scholarships Disbursed
School Excellence ScholarshipsCAD 50030
Extracurricular Engagement and Leadership ScholarshipsCAD 50010

The international students also get scholarships and financial aids like tuitions fees exemption.

Alumni Network

The College Ahuntsic is known for producing successful graduates. The following is the list of some notable graduates who have left their mark on the world:

  • Daniel Boucher –songwriter, civil engineering and musical genius.
  • Christine Boudrias, - two-time Olympic medalist speed skater (Lillehammer, Nagano).
  • Marc-Antoine Parent – Famous software architect and designer of the first video game in Canada
  • Yves Simoneau - filmmaker, writer and editor
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